Rockfax Description
22m. A mini-expedition, interesting and devious with considerable splash-down potential. From the beach, traverse out left to the base of cracks and climb these to the roofs then traverse left again (a rounded hand-traverse or wobbly crawl) to reach the base of a chimney. Head up this then finish up the exposed cracks just to the right. © Rockfax

UKC Logbook Description
Start from the mulchy ground beneath the right side of the buttress (as looking from across the water). Gain the lower ledge and make your way left, gaining height above the cave. Go up the corner (left side of the cave), then traverse awkwardly along the ledge to the chimney on the left. Follow the dirty chimney up and then the flake cracks on the right side to an interesting top out.

kirky_p 21/Jun Solo

Fun route, proper midge-tastic!!

freemanTom 03/Jun Lead

Great fun, not very gracefully ascended

with Rob SOC
ruairidhwad ?/Jun Lead O/S
with SOC
lcullum7 27/May Lead O/S
Hidden 27/May 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/Apr Lead O/S
jimorothy 16/Apr Lead

Super... don't need to bother with too much gear... nice soft wet landing beckons!

with Rachel Crolla
K Farrell 11/Apr 2nd O/S


Hidden 11/Apr 2nd
stewc 25/Sep/14 Lead
Olli-C 17/Aug/14 Lead O/S
with Barry
Al_Matheson 18/May/14 2nd β
Hidden 19/Apr/14 2nd
Al_Matheson 19/Apr/14 Lead O/S
with Ginge
Alex the Alex 17/Apr/14 2nd
RobEdwards 08/Apr/14 Lead O/S
rifrafhughes ?/Apr/14 2nd O/S
Robin Woodward ?/Apr/14 Lead

A wandering precarious climb finishing with some bushwhacking. Not my cup of tea.

Climbster 16/Mar/14 Lead rpt

Alzhiemers Flash - V. Dusty

with Vick, Ian
Bloke on a Rope 16/Mar/14 2nd β
with Vic, Matt
williap 08/Mar/14 2nd

Wonderful climb, easier in the dry!

with adam radcliffe
adam06 08/Mar/14 Lead

still a bit green..

Cyriaque ??/2014 2nd O/S

A bit dirty, needs cleaning up, same on other climbs around

bomtall ??/2014 Lead O/S
nick ferro 07/Sep/13 -
Hidden 07/Sep/13 Lead O/S
phleppy 04/Sep/13 Solo


Matthew Ferrier 26/Aug/13 2nd O/S

Two wide cracks and some nice traverses in between.

Jodgson 26/Aug/13 Lead O/S
Charlie Staincliffe 20/Jul/13 Lead O/S
with Stuart Myatt
Hidden 16/May/13 2nd
Metalbear 16/May/13 -
PaulTanton 12/May/13 Lead O/S
with Bruce Woodley
Hidden 04/May/13 2nd O/S
Hidden 20/Apr/13 2nd O/S
Dave Musgrove 16/Apr/13 2nd
with Nigel Baker
pastep 14/Oct/12 Solo
papashango 19/Sep/12 Solo


Hidden 22/Aug/12 2nd
Simon Caldwell 22/Aug/12 2nd rpt

In the dark, by torchlight. Made the descent quite interesting!

with Will, Carmen
Hidden 22/Aug/12 2nd
Will Smith 22/Aug/12 Lead O/S

Set off just as dusk fell and needed my head torch for the final chimney. An entertaining route with an even more entertaining abseil descent in the dark with bats swirling around our heads. I'll have to come back and do it again in the daylight to appreciate the setting!

Hidden ?/Jun/12 Lead O/S
Will Hunt 27/May/12 2nd O/S
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead O/S
a13x 08/May/12 AltLd O/S
with Paul S
Hidden 06/May/12 Solo O/S
Dave Musgrove 26/Feb/12 Solo rpt
with Paul Farrish
Hidden 22/Jan/12 Lead
Ewan Russell 11/Sep/11 Solo O/S
with Alec, Huw
Hidden 11/Sep/11 2nd O/S
APRS 11/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Sep/11 Lead
Hidden 10/Sep/11 2nd
Hidden 10/Sep/11 2nd
nick ferro 29/Aug/11 -
Hidden 29/Aug/11 2nd
Hidden 17/Aug/11 2nd O/S
Hidden 07/Jun/11 2nd
Graeme Hammond 29/May/11 Lead O/S

good adventure, climbed past one occupied nest before noticing it (black birds?) at the start of the route, several other old nest on the route. Felt top end of the grade for severe.

with Becky E
Becky E 29/May/11 2nd
Kevster 30/Apr/11 Lead
sammycolon 30/Apr/11 -
Kevster 28/Apr/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
victim of mathematics 17/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Adventurous. Descent was rather interesting...

with Simon
Hidden 17/Apr/11 Lead O/S
adam coxsell 04/Apr/11 Lead O/S
with Harry
Harry Thorpe 04/Apr/11 2nd O/S

Really good fun!

with Cocky
Hidden ?/Apr/11 2nd O/S
Hidden ??/2011 Lead
jonny5 02/Jul/10 Lead O/S

Treat the stagnant water as hot coals and that soon gives you the motivation to get up the crack! Beware potential bird nests, old nest occupied part of the crack when we climbed it.

with James Dell
vix 24/Jun/10 Lead

Got confused on the route, started going up another route but got back on the right one. Need to give it another go.

with Chuck
the_keef 24/May/10 2nd O/S
with Dave
Hidden 13/May/10 Lead O/S
PeteH 28/Mar/10 2nd O/S

Great fun.

NaomiHart 28/Mar/10 Lead O/S
with Noel Peatfield, Peter Hart
stimpey 18/Oct/09 2nd O/S
with Pete, Davina
petegunn 18/Oct/09 2nd
with Davina & Steve
Hidden 18/Oct/09 Lead O/S
al99 04/Oct/09 2nd O/S
martinazando 04/Oct/09 Lead O/S
coombsy 16/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with John B
Hidden 15/Aug/09 2nd
jimstanton 19/Jun/09 Solo
stukent 18/Jun/09 2nd O/S
Ardginny 18/Jun/09 Lead O/S
duzinga 07/Jun/09 Lead O/S

nice climb. easy walk down across a chockstone.

with Jie
lithos 30/May/09 Lead

fun adventure, variety of techniques employed inc. a backwards crawl along the traverse! 'tree bridge' is no more but ab down, could do with some tat leaving to save the tree.

Simon Caldwell 30/May/09 2nd rpt

Another occupied nest in the initial crack, though Rob managed not to notice it :)

with lithos
robman 13/May/09 Lead O/S
with Craig
Hidden 01/Apr/09 Lead O/S
jkarran 01/Apr/09 2nd

Awkward in boots

with Jim
Hidden ?/Mar/09 2nd O/S
Chriswallis2 30/Oct/08 Lead O/S
with Anna
jugglingeek 18/Oct/08 2nd O/S

An epic adventure. The traverse is awkward and the move to get established in the chimney is not a Severe grade by any stretch of the imagination. A total sandbag at S.

with Paul Cookson
markfairbank 25/Aug/08 2nd

Whole place was green and dirty, just did the 1 route.

with Mick D
Pete Randall 25/Aug/08 2nd O/S
with Charles
Rich Thornton ?/Aug/08 TR O/S

Wet & Overgrown

with Sam Davison-Webb, James Harland
howlingbaboon 24/Jul/08 Lead rpt
with Page
Hidden 15/Jun/08 2nd
Em66 22/May/08 2nd O/S
with Mat
Jamie Brown 18/May/08 2nd O/S
Hidden 13/May/08 2nd rpt
Hidden 12/May/08 Lead
Claire S-J ?/May/08 Lead
Hidden 16/Mar/08 2nd
Hidden 16/Mar/08 Lead O/S
Simonj 16/Mar/08 2nd O/S
with Andy
joshen ??/2008 Lead
fifth ??/2008 -
debbien1 08/Sep/07 2nd O/S
with Robin
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead
Hidden 03/May/07 Lead O/S
tallan9 ?/May/07 Lead
gingerkate 07/Apr/07 2nd O/S
with G
howlingbaboon 01/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Scott
Nick Taylor ?/Mar/07 -
Hidden ?/Mar/07 Lead
flyin high ??/2007 -
with Dave / Tim
Matt Bill Platypus 09/Sep/06 2nd O/S
with Alex
DavidR 19/Jul/06 2nd O/S
with Holly Adamthwaite & Steve Corcoran
Hidden 23/Apr/06 Lead O/S
markalmack ??/2006 Lead
Mattyk ??/2006 Lead rpt
with Jude
Simon Caldwell 06/Jun/05 Lead O/S

Occupied nest in the initial crack

with Carmen
deanj ??/2005 -
Brown 07/Nov/04 Lead
Hidden 17/Apr/04 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Jul/03 Lead
dougiestein ?/Jun/02 Lead
Hidden ?/Mar/02 Lead O/S
Climbster 10/Jul/99 Lead O/S
Dave Musgrove 18/Apr/92 -

In Wellies! A wet day but we also did several problems on Wall on mirrored Water.

with Rupert Wyard, Julian Cooper
Dave Musgrove 28/Apr/90 Lead
with Jim Worthington
Dave Musgrove 17/Apr/90 Solo
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